Author - Kim Dishongh

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Yellow Rocket Concepts Expands to Northwest Arkansas

Folks who live in the northwest corridor of the state will soon be able to enjoy the same signature farm-to-table fresh salads, burgers, shakes and craft tacos that central Arkansans have been lining up to get for for years. Yellow Rocket Concepts has two Big Orange restaurants in Little Rock and...

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Little Rock’s ITT branch dark and quiet

No one answered the phones at Little Rock’s ITT Technical Institute on Tuesday, and ITT’s website is gone, a surprise to the 8,000 employees and 35,000 students around the nation who now find themselves with extra time on their hands.  The Los Angeles Times is among the news...

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Spotlight: Ingredients for Success

Delta Cuisine, a commercial kitchen and nonprofit, is providing a venue for food-related entrepreneurs to stir up business in the Delta. Photographs Courtesy of Delta Cuisine hat was initially a plan to train people to work in restaurants has succeeded in that and is moving toward a tool to coach...

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Construction: Restoring Faded Glory

June/July 2016 Issue Cities and towns across Arkansas were once home to community movie theaters, many of which have fallen into disrepair. Several initiatives are working to revitalize these structures — here are stories of five of those projects. Top photo: The Rialto Theatre in Morrilton...

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Spotlight: Making It to the Top

April/May 2016 Issue The 2016 Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup allows college and graduate students from across the state to present their business plans for competition. hirty-seven teams from 11 universities — a total of 122 students — are vying for a part of the $154,000 prize pool for...

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Entrepreneurs: Lifting the Natural State

April/May 2016 Issue Made up of an elite class of volunteers, Accelerate Arkansas strives to raise the state’s per capita income by supporting entrepreneurship and innovation. ccelerate Arkansas’ mission is focused but its members — and its reach — are widespread. The organization’s goal...